Brenda O'Neil

Obituary of Brenda O'Neil

Brenda M. O'Neil, 69, of White Township, Belvidere, NJ, passed away on Monday, April 2, 2018 at St. Luke's Hospital, Bethlehem, PA.

Born on January 12, 1949 in Phillipsburg, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Lester B. Pursell and Dorothy C. Everitt.

Brenda had been a secretary for the Warren County Sheriff's Department before retiring. After retiring Brenda had worked as a secretary for ABM Security at DSM, Belvidere, NJ.

Brenda had enjoyed crocheting and had donated hundreds of hats and blankets to hospitals' neonatal departments. She had enjoyed her many trips to her lake house on Lake Ontario. Brenda was the chairperson for the Belvidere Midget Wrestling KASZA Memorial Fund.

In addition to her parents, Brenda was predeceased by her son, Darin C. E. O' Neil, who died in 2013.

Surviving are her husband of 52 years, John J. O'Neil; two sons, Brian and his wife Kerri, and John K. and his wife Corinne; a daughter-in-law, Dawn Smith O'Neil; three grandchildren, Michael, Austin and Colin; two brothers, Lester B. Pursell and his wife Jeanne, and Robert B. Pursell and his wife Patricia; a sister, Melody Bastian and her husband Robert; several nieces and nephews.

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Funeral Service will be held 12:00 PM Saturday, April 7, 2018 at MacFadden Funeral Home, 325 Hardwick Street, Belvidere, NJ. Interment will follow in the Belvidere Cemetery, Belvidere, NJ. Family and friends may call from 10:00 AM to the time of service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, contributions are requested to be made in Brenda's memory to the Belvidere Ambulance Corps, 234 Paul Street, Belvidere, NJ 07823.